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In depth and personal interviews from the leading characters of Sailing's diverse competitive arena, hosted by the sport's leading media personality, double Olympic gold medallist, Shirley Robertson.From inside the closed doors of the America's Cup, to the pressures and excitement of the Olympic race course, the danger and jeopardy of racing non-stop around the planet to the ultimate quest for the world's fastest sailing boat, Shirley Robertson sits down and talks all things sailing with the brightest lights in the sport.

In depth and personal interviews from the leading characters of Sailing's diverse competitive arena, hosted by the sport's leading media personality, double Olympic gold medallist, Shirley Robertson.From inside the closed doors of the America's Cup, to the pressures and excitement of the Olympic race course, the danger and jeopardy of racing non-stop around the planet to the ultimate quest for the world's fastest sailing boat, Shirley Robertson sits down and talks all things sailing with the brightest lights in the sport.
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United Kingdom

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In depth and personal interviews from the leading characters of Sailing's diverse competitive arena, hosted by the sport's leading media personality, double Olympic gold medallist, Shirley Robertson.From inside the closed doors of the America's Cup, to the pressures and excitement of the Olympic race course, the danger and jeopardy of racing non-stop around the planet to the ultimate quest for the world's fastest sailing boat, Shirley Robertson sits down and talks all things sailing with the brightest lights in the sport.

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@Shirleysail

Language:

English


Episodes

Ep5 - Paul Cayard

9/4/2019
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US sailing legend Paul Cayard is next up as Shirley Robertson sits down for an honest and truthful hour of chat with one of the biggest names in competitive sailing. Paul Cayard is a true legend of the sport, a US Sailing Hall of Fame inductee, a World Champion, an Olympian, he’s competed in multiple America’s Cups and was the first American ever to skipper a Whitbread Round the World Race campaign to victory when his 1997/98 ‘EF Language’ won the gruelling predecessor to the Volvo Ocean...

Duration:00:53:51

Ep4 - Chris Draper

8/6/2019
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Chris Draper is another of those guys that’s been at the sharp end of this radical change in sailing over the past two decades. Starting with the 49er, the Extreme40s, and then of course, all of the foiling America’s Cups, and now SailGP, he sails moths, he kites, has an intense passion for surfing, and we cram all of that, and a bit more into an hour of chat - it’s a revealing sixty minutes or so that sees Shirley Robertson look forward to the British leg of SailGP as she interviews the CEO...

Duration:01:09:24

Ep3 - Francois Gabart

7/31/2019
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Francois Gabart is one of the stars of the offshore sailing world - the youngest ever winner of the solo offshore marathon the Vendee Globe, Francois also holds the title for the fastest ever solo lap of the planet, achievements that have made him a household name in his native France.. Gabart set a remarkable world record in 2017 when he took just 42 days 16hours 40minutes and 35seconds to sail alone, non stop around the world, coming within just 2 days of the overall crewed world record....

Duration:01:06:36

Ep2 - Ian Walker

7/17/2019
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There aren't many people in world sailing that have as many strings to their bow as British sailing's Ian Walker. But this podcast isn't just a chat about sailing. Ian's success around the race course is well documented, but he is a remarkable man, a thinker, with a cerebral approach to the sport that has finessed throughout all his years out on the water. But he's also a man that's known tragedy, adversity, and sadness, and in this candid interview with a man that also counts as a very dear...

Duration:01:04:28

Ep1 - Nathan Outteridge

7/3/2019
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Nathan Outteridge has been at the cutting edge of our sport for over a decade. A multiple World Champion, he's well known within sailing as one of the very best at making fast boats sail..... faster..!! With a history racing dynamic, zippy two man skiffs, Nathan was perfectly placed to step into the fast paced world of foiling, as the sailing world became obsessed with speeding about above the waves. From the exciting one man foiling Moth to the drama and jeopardy of foiling America's Cup...

Duration:01:03:14